Susan Elizabeth Whittle

10 September 1833–2 February 1878 (Age 44)
Seymour, Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Susan Elizabeth

When Susan Elizabeth Whittle was born on 10 September 1833, in Seymour, Sevier, Tennessee, United States, her father, John W Whittle, was 46 and her mother, Mary Polly Keener, was 32. She married Andrew Temple Tipton on 6 April 1852, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Sevier, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 February 1878, in Seven Islands, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Seven Islands, Knox, Southwest Territory, United States.

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Andrew Temple Tipton
Susan Elizabeth Whittle
Marriage: 6 April 1852
Andrew John Tipton
Mary Elizabeth Tipton
Nancy Jane Tipton
Joseph T. Tipton
William C. Tipton
James O Tipton
Budd Tipton
Emily Catherine Tipton

Spouse and Children

6 April 1852
Tennessee, United States


    Andrew John Tipton


    Mary Elizabeth Tipton



    Joseph T. Tipton


    William C. Tipton


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John W Whittle





+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 2

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire):1. habitational name from any of various places named Whittle, especially one in Lancashire, named from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + hyll ‘hill’. 2. variant of Whitwell .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Whittle in household of John Whittle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Tipton in household of Andrew Tipton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Whittle in entry for Hattie Harriett Hatcher, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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